Netherlands will mark third anniversary of MH17 tragedy
AMSTERDAM — A national monument commemorating victims who died three years ago in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is set for a formal opening on Monday.
The memorial will be established in Vijfhuizen park near Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, from where flight MH17 took off en route to Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014.
A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, with each bearing names of the victims who died on the flight.
Families of the victims will gather on Monday to unveil the memorial and remember